The Book of Psalms, an outstanding collection of the Songs of Israel, has been both the hymn book for early Christians and a source of inspiration for all successive generations. This commentary considers the Psalter as a liturgical manual, in which the Psalms may be classified according to type. - Back cover
"Based on the Revised Standard Version."
Reprint of the ed. published by Oliphants, London, 1972, in series : New century Bible
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
v. 1 : Introduction and Psalms 1-72. Introduction to the Book of Psalms -- The Psalter and its formation -- Psalm types and their setting in life -- Hebrew poetry -- Psalm titles -- Israelite festivals -- Commentary on the book of Psalms. Book 1 (Psalms 1-41) -- Book 2 (Psalms 42-72) -- v. 2 : Psalms 73-150. Commentary on the Book of Psalms. Book 3 (Psalms 73-89) -- Book 4 (Psal;ms 90-106) -- Book 5 (Psalms 107-150)